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Position Switches No Sweat For Junior

Junior Andrew Sweat moved from strongside linebacker to the weakside during Ohio State's loss at Wisconsin when senior Ross Homan suffered a foot injury. Now Sweat will be called upon to play in Homan's place during the next two weeks as he and sophomore Jonathan Newsome, who takes over on the strongside, try to help the Buckeye defense get back on track.

Junior Andrew Sweat moved to the strongside linebacker position before the season in order to try to earn more playing time and, more importantly to him, do what's best for the Ohio State football team. Now he is back at weakside linebacker – his original collegiate position – because, again, it is what's best for the Buckeyes. A foot injury suffered by starting weakside linebacker Ross Homan will...

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